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Consumption of firewood: A study of 6 villages in Niger and Mali

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Consumption of firewood: A study of 6 villages in Niger and Mali
Authors (non HEDON members)
F Bonnet-Madin, J Joffre, P Montagne, S Strasfogel
Abstract
This interesting article (Bois de Feu, 1980) set out what had been learnt about the consumption of fuel wood in 6 villages in the Sahel: in Mali, Kalumba and Keybane (divided into two tribal groups), in the Nara area, and in Niger, Dan Koulou, Serke Haoussa, and Magami in the Maradi area. Wood consumptions are quoted in Kg/day per person or family (of given family sizes) although they may be measured by volume elsewhere. Wood consumptions per head in the Sahel are said to be well known and not to vary very greatly but if these figures are averaged they may not be representative at regional levels and so the figures given should not be extrapolated...
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6
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Technologies
010 Stoves
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Forestry
Fuels
Wood
Location: continent
Africa
Location: African countries
Mali
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